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PBS
Feb 28, 2014 10:30am PST
. steve. when you read the us. one wall will or will . self defense groups in ukraine's crimea as it relates to a main apple and if he is the country's new authorities which they refuse to recognize per cent in on the pre gay. meanwhile the council at some of ukraine's west this is his right wing radicals were pieced it is on display the change of the government he's a scant six to us at that hour. also this not a war among us buying and the abundance of china condemned as america's human rights record. sony washington's fading to me about this i was stunned. let soften the quote of the year of struggles to deal with all the time has just written remains of houses across the continent. auntie. with a the prayer. i know. he's been like for months says i seem to manage with me he missed out on a bad luck to the park ukraine's in brussels president of the to get a call that she is now in the south of russia and is expected in the next few minutes to get his five news conference since being ousted from power. and i will be bringing anti line neo international. i will waste the freedom ri
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 10:00pm EST
be a disaster for not just the two country but the whole nation. ukraine is really very peaceful nation. we have not had a military action in our territory since world war ii. so what we go through now is a nightmare for the nation, and it's important to pay enough attention to that >> i imagine, because i do know that is the case. you guys gave up your nuclear weapons, and there has been little mill tarism coming out of ukraine. how does ukraine move forward. is there a chance that there'll be direct dealings with putin and his regime. an analyst said the best hope is for yulia tymoschenko to deal with vladimir putin directly. is that a possibility? >> i think all the negotiations possibility should be used. on the other hand we have a legitimate government in ukraine, recognised by all the key international players and institutions, and i see no reason for moscow. kremlin, russia not to communicate with the garment. the next step in crimea is clear. we should pull the troops back from the region. if the cremia wants more autonomy, it can be discussed. he's ready to give much po
BBC America
Feb 27, 2014 6:00am EST
concerns that russia was preparing soil to step in to move. >> ukraine is a massive country of 46 million people of enormous space. even if they have mobilized 150,000 troops for a drill and exercise. what about this particular problem which they have inside the navy base there do have a legitimate right to be there. >> they do have a legitimate right to be here. moreover, they have a legitimate right to move around crimea. let me pointed your attention to the fact that the troops, which are stationed there and troops which are stationed close to that side from the russian border, are very -- are one of the best forces that russia has. russian navy s.e.a.l.s are one of the best trained and one of the well equipped parts of the russian army. >> olga there in kiev. a suicide car bomb exploded in the somali capital killing 12 people and wounding several others. al shabaab said it carried out the attack in mogadishu. the bbc gave me this reading on the security in mogadishu. >> reporter: yes, exactly. it has been coming back in the last few weeks. a car loaded with explosives was driven near
ABC
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am PST
crisis in ukraine. rebound says russia's military invasion of ukraine could end up driving countries away from russia rather than closer. president putin is not backing down. today he called the ukraine government illegitimate saying it took power as a result of a coup. rebound says russia is on the wrong side of history. >> if they continue on the current path they are on, we are examining a whole series of steps -- economic, diplomatic -- that will isolate russia. >> secretary of state john kerry this morning arrived in the capital of kiev in a show of support. the united states is promising $1 billion in ukranian aid. can you stay on top of the rising crisis in ukraine by following our twitter. >> open pents of the plan to build a high-tech surveillance center will protest in oakland at the city council meeting which will vote on the establishment of a building they call a domain awareness center. the $10 million center is funded by homeland security and would integrate the existing cameras and mapping systems all under one roof. while fours say it is about keeping people safe opp
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 7:00am PST
international law by sending troops to ukraine. here's to two simple forces back to bases in crimea of the top came after russian parliament gave it to the green light to use the troops in the country of a moscow says no final decision has been made on whether the use of force meanwhile unidentified gunmen have solidified their control of the crimean peninsula. it continued to patrol the streets of such terrible. well that's the regional capital. paul saying cat said douglas herbert auntie some twenty five km outside the city near a major ukrainian military base that can cost to him and now for the latest outbreaks yes i let the petty probably a military base to ukrainian military base twenty five km south east of the crimean capital and what we've been witnessing over the past now is a gradual what seems to be a very tense standoff in the making here what you see behind the arc. russian commandos. several dozen of them perhaps as many as two hundred heavily armed. i was speaking to one before not denying that they are rushing in a rustic minutes keep going around the perimeter of t
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2014 8:00am EST
ukraine copper precise country for less had about the same or capital gdp. the ukraine was slightly ahead at that point and a poland is three times richer per person. it's just to underscore the gravity of this economic stagnation that's been ongoing in ukraine for so long. i don't have a good answer on how to fix it but i would use this argument as one more tool against putin when he tries to claim that yanukovych is the legitimate president of ukraine. by some legalistic interpretation, sure, you could force that argument down peoples throats. but the point is that yanukovych had lost its legitimacy because of economic mismanagement. what we need now is to great a process that's inclusive enough that ethnic russians feel part of come and serious enough that all ukrainians can feel like to have a greater hope in whatever political system is created either next round of elections, and i don't know how that's supposed to happen, but that's the combined project we should be working with all ukrainians, including ethnic russian ukrainians, and with putin on. and we should dramatize put
CW
Feb 27, 2014 4:00am CST
after the country's president was deposed. within ukraine is an autonomous region called crimea. this morning, protesters seized a government building, and the crimean parliament, and raised a *russian flag over it. the seizure was a protest against the political upheaval in the ukrainian capital of kiev. the temporary government in ukraine has announced a slate of nominees for a new *unity government, aligned with the european union. and the united states warned russia against any military intervention to bring ukraine back into russia's orbit. the governor of arizona has vetoed a controversial bill that would protect businesses who denied services to gay and lesbian customers based on the owner's religious beliefs. governor jan brewer spent yesterday meeting with supporters and opponents of the bill before rejecting the law. she says the bill was "broadly worded" and would have brought negative consequences to the state. >> to as a perverse i understand that long-held norms are being challenged as never before. but i sincerely believe that the senate bill proposed has the potential
ABC
Mar 5, 2014 11:00pm EST
ukraine. you cannot just have an aggression into another country. it set some precedent if you do not push back on it. can find an off ramp for russian president vladimir putin . to some extent, the ball is in his court. zero-sumnt to be a game with the russians. they have to welcome that they are welcome in the international community if they live up to standards. otherwise, they will be isolated. >> she told the crowd tonight that she foresees some sort of diplomatic solution, perhaps an arrangement where russia would not take permanent hold of crimea. the d.c. councilmember marion barry is at home tonight after more than a month in hospitals. the former d.c. mayor left an inpatient rehab center where he has been treated for a blood infection. when he will say return to work. he made it clear that he will serve the remainder of his term. i was never coming to raise -- about to die. today's release was sort of an early earth day present. tomorrow he celebrates his 70th birthday. suv crashesign? an into the ocean. you will hear from the rescuers into the ocean. you will hear from the
FOX News
Feb 27, 2014 10:00am PST
happen consigning the ukraine to the russian orbit that is a mistake. >> do you so the country splitting east and west ukraine? >> it is unlikely at this point. i think both sides think they can win elections and they have been close in the recent past, but if it continues and violence escalates, a split is not unquestionable. >> washington is guaranteeing a billion dollars in loans, what does that do for you us? chicken feed. the russian control the overwhelming energy flows into the ukraine and oil and natural gas and hold ukranian debt and offered 15 billion in the yanukovych government. and the united states to be willing to put up a billion. obama administration might as well go back to sleep. >> thank you. >>> food labels are getting a serious make over and will they change the way we eat? and then there is this. >> we can't breathe back here, go. >> leave the original belongings behind and get off of the plane. >> a scary scene on board of the cabin. filling with smoke and how it all ended in a moment. (announcer) scottrade knows our clients trade and invest their own way. with sc
CNN
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm PST
large. ukraine is an enormous country of 40 plus million people. it's deeply divided within itself. it's a political mess. it's broke. and russia does not want to allow it to drift to the west, to drift toward the european union and drift into the sphere of influence beyond its reach. and by sending troops today -- and again i caution us to wait to see what the final story is on how many of these troops are actually from russia itself. let's be very cautious. nonetheless, nonetheless, vladimir putin is clearly trying to set down a marker. and unpredictable consequences can come of it. >> david remnick, appreciate you joining us. thanks. >>> you can find out more on the story and others at cnn.com. just ahead tonight, march anyti coming in like a lion. with floods and mudslides. where is it heading next. >>> plus the oscar pistorius murder trial just days away from starting. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support
CNN
Mar 5, 2014 8:00am PST
of gas to the ukraine. that could disrupt supplies to countries from as far north as finland all the way down to the mediterranean. many countries, particularly in the eastern europe, get faster amounts of fuel and energy from russia. this is a very complicated spider's web financially. >> what's being discussed are sanctions. christine romans, what kind of effect can this have on russia. >> russia sells all the gas and oil. it gets paid. if they are going to have some sort of dispute on aland gas with europe or is going to shut off oil and gas again to ukraine, it hurts itself. >> it does. you would have thought so. but, there are plenty of other places in the world where they can sell that. look down towards the east. look down towards southeast asia. and, don't forget, if there is disruption in the oil market, what happens to the price. >> it goes up. >> who gains if it goes up. >> russia. if you are a seller. >> the imaginations and permations, sanctions, the u.s. is fot wanting to shut russia out, for good cause. they are big players in the london financial markets. sanction
FOX Business
Mar 5, 2014 3:00pm EST
ukraine is this country could become a very successful exporter of natural gas. i traders talking about that possibility and whether or not that happened this year? >> talking about america exported more ukraine? cheryl: america, us, the u.s.. we are too dependent, getting 40% of the crew from overseas countries. enough. we could actually do it ourselves. >> we are exporting natural gas and i bet that will increase exponentially over the next five years. we have plenty of natural gas here. the price will go higher because people pay a lot higher for natural gas then we do. whatever money they are going to continue to do that you will see more natural gas go to europe as the years go by. cheryl: everyone that has been holed up on the east coast where they get out and drive around and see the outside for once, $4.55. thank you for participating in the floor show today. we will see how things shake out for the markets, we have 49 minutes to go. until the closing bell rings, billionaire carl icahn has said some less than complimentary things about ebay. we got a chance to hear ebay's
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
from ukraine. in the southern part that have country reu rus rush has ceased. crimea. >> reporter: the crimea prime minister asked hospital could you for help and he's getting. russia's decision authorize force in ukraine came as a surprise to much of the world. here in crimea at least, it's welcome news to many. jubilation in the crimean capital. the russians are coming. the as moscow endorsed the use of force, he would anything russians that are the majority here took to the streets. sporting the russian flag. >> translator: they are our protectors. there will be no military clashes she tells me. they are just here to guarantee our safety. >> reporter: beneath the statue of communist leader vladimir len up, russian and soviet military flags. the bonds are close here. crimea was part of russia until 1954. the only ukrainian autonomous republic has a new pro russian prime minister who moved quickly to take control. >> translator: i have decided to temporarily take command of all national forces. the interior ministry, the armed forces, the navy, tax and border control, all command
Bloomberg
Feb 25, 2014 8:00pm EST
democracy, the rule of rights, human rights and ukraine. it is about setting the country on a democratic half for the future. >> we begin this evening with the unrest in ukraine. ofhorities seek the arrest ousted president viktor yanukovych for mass murder. he is believed to be on the run after he fled his palace over the weekend. through ukrainian parliament has that been to fill beat -- phil the power vacuum. the collapse of government in ukraine as seen as a strategic setback for russia. president obama's national security of advisor said the move would be a grave mistake. joining us is john herbst. charles is a professor of international relations at georgetown university and a -- or counsel of the i am pleased to have all of them on the program at this critical moment. fiona hill, i begin with you. we'l d like -- where are right now, how did we get there, and where are we going and what are the risks? did this happen now and what is the moment that we are at now and where we are going? forhe precipitating event the series of protests that have led us to the situation were triggered
FOX News
Mar 3, 2014 8:00am PST
crisis in ukraine. russia now in complete control of a section of that country and we're now hearing reports of an ultimatum from russian troops who are demanding two ukrainian warships surrender or face a full scale assault. hello. i'm jon scott. it's frightening in that part of the world right now. jenna: and the deadline emerging. i'm jenna lee. hope you're off to a good monday so far. pro russian military forces took an area in the southern ukraine in the crimea. no shots were fired. that area very important to both countries. for russia it's home to the black sea navy fleet. unmarked pro russian troops surrounded three bases yesterday demanding ukrainian soldiers lay down their weapons. ukraine's acting prime minister calling it an act of war and calling up the country's reserves. all men under the age of 40 to prepare for combat. so far, russian president vladmir putin is defiant in the face of growing calls from around the world to respect ukraine's sovereignty, including calls from president obama who said vladmir putin is violating international law. eric is live at the unit
FOX News
Mar 3, 2014 9:00pm PST
country, ukraine the world going to wring it's hands, administration will cry, threaten and boo hoohoo, and putin already won. >> there is nothing. you're suggesting there could be sanctions that would be punishing enough to get him to change his posture? >> no. no. putin has never backed down from anyone. he's not a bluffer, he is trained as kgb agent handler. he has obama's number, the number is 0 this, president talks and does nothing. putin did he say i'm going to get crimea? no. he did it. that is the way he would do it. the only powerful leader in eur asia is a horrible leader named vladimir putin. obama, it's not that obama won't like to do something. he has no idea on earth what to do. >> thank you very much. grim picture. we've got a lot more to talk about tonight on this international crisis including breaking news out of the pentagon on how the u.s. is now planning to react. we'll see what colonel peters thinks of that, plus, this. >> a big vote this week on a doj nomination of a man that defended a cop killer, doesn't that policeman's widow on her fight to keep his n
CNN
Feb 28, 2014 4:00pm PST
fight back? >> ukraine is a very, very peaceful country and these people were really trying to put the whole thing together. they really reached out to russian speakers in ukraine and east of ukraine mostly clintojo these protests so there was no pretext for russia to do that. the whole thing is that they were trying to sell this story and by the way, i mentioned one has to remember that part of germany came in to protect and suffered because they had to leave the territory because there was ethnic cleansing. so russia using brutal force, they claim to be provoked but this claim is not valid. now, ukrainians, i think they were starting to bring in a new interim government. the whole thing was very going very peaceful. i met with all of the leaders. i had a long conversation. peaceful intentions to carry out democratic changes, open up ukraine over to europe. that's exactly what vladimir putin cannot forgive them. because if they go democratic like european and the united states, he had to act on this fall sense of protecting more people. so what ukraine has occurred like georgia ha
FOX News
Mar 3, 2014 6:00am PST
territory to putin himself. there is an old expression that russia without the ukraine is a country the ukraine it's an empire. ♪ ♪ ♪ told ya you could do it. (dad vo) i want her to be safe. so, i taught her what i uld angot her a subaru. irl) piece of cake. ♪ (announcer) love. it's what makes a suru, a subaru. martha: as russia invades the ukraine, russia taking a big hit by its critics. they say president obama has been outmatched and they say it's not the first time. mike rogers says vladimir putin is running circles around the united states. >> i think putin is playing chess and i think we are playing marbles. if you look at the nuclear negotiations we got our fannies handed to us. they took tactical nukes out of the region, huge mistake especially for our allies in the region. martha: general jack keane and kt mcfarland is our political analyst. she spent a lot of time in the white house and has a lot of expertise as well. did this ball start rolling because of what happened with syria? >> it happened before that. putin has had a 15-year plan to rebuild the soviet empir
FOX News
Mar 3, 2014 12:00pm PST
country. the secretary of state kerry is headed to kiev to offer aid to ukraine to make it more independent of russia, and he warned moscow that continued intervention in ukraine will cost the -- the costs will be high. >> if in fact they continue on the current trajectory they're on, that we are examining a whole series of steps, economic, diplomatic, that will isolate russia. and we will have a negative impact on russia's economy and its status in the world. >> protest spoke on the phone with russian president vladimir putin for 90 minute officers the weekend, and spoke with leaders of germany, poland and united kingdom. seven other countries in the g8 have suspended plans for a summit in sochi in june. the value of the ruble has fallen. >> many of the president's critics are blaming this on him. >> they are. arizona senator john mccain calls the president's foreign policy feckless. he says he may believe the cold war is over but vladimir putin does not. even the "washington post" editor you're board declared the foreign policy is based on fantasy, that's a quote. and michael
LINKTV
Mar 3, 2014 8:00am PST
military occupation of all or part of the country. i would draw attention to the basic fact that ukraine and russia are different countries. americans and canadians have a lot in common. a lot of americans and mexicans have a lot in common. that doesn't mean we start speaking about frontiers zones. we know it borders are. we don't speak about the interests of english speaking people in canada were spanish-speaking people in a sicko, then claim we have a right to invade or vice versa. ukraine is a sovereign state. russia's direct military interest in ukraine is its base in crimea, which is secured by international treaty until 2042. one of the provisions of that treaty is russian forces are not to move beyond the borders of that phase, which they have now done. that is one more agreement they violated. in terms of the question who is provoking white, i'm happy to hear that telephone call cited. imagine just how much evidence the russians have of what the u.s. is doing in ukraine, given that access to that telephone call. that was the best bit they could come up with. in the context of the
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 2:00pm EST
remains adamant the west does not understand this country. he says that ukraine is well within the sphere of russia's control. and that basically the west is looking at ukraine as some sort of laboratory experiment, in democracy. in his speech, today to the russian press, vladimir putin also took an opportunity to say that while he doesn't intend to use force, if he wants to, he can. >> if we make this decision, it would be soully to protect citizens and that any military personnel just fry and shoot, and we will behind those people, not in front of them, behind, just try to have them shoot and women and children. i would like to look into the eyes of those that would order that. >> that's almost exactly what secretary of state said while he was here. that there are plans to put pressure on russia, using diplomatic political, and economic measures. but the secretary of state said that while the u.s. can do it, they don't want to. >> and that is fill ittner in kiev, now, before that, there was tension on the peninsula, russia defending it's position, those same troops firing warning
Bloomberg
Mar 6, 2014 2:00pm EST
focuses on eastern ukraine, the eastern third of the country. onby primary focus is eastern ukraine. my worry is having russian agents put up the russian flags. consultations in that part of the country, the vote was overwhelmingly for independence in all part of ukraine. been overwhelmingly in support of the impeachment of the former president this new government. the goal is to keep ukraine together, to help it, help them isolate russia diplomatically .nd economically >> let me ask you about economic sanctions. the president but the threat on freezele this morning to the assets -- should president putin be targeted? >> senior russian officials, that would include putin and the oligarchs -- those who have been involved in pushing these policies. that is in order to give second thoughts to the russians in terms of continuing to escalate the crisis and those around putin. those rats be taken? >> the way the european council proposed this today is this is the threat that hangs over russia should russian not start to the escalate the crisis. it should be used for, that type of leverage. it
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm EST
similar fashion against ukraine. it is probably true, you'v it sn the country over the last couple of days, that the flip-flops of the president with respect to syria may have signaled indecisiveness to put in but i don't think that was known as important as the aftermath of the recent policy. even after most had concluded that the recent policy was dead, the administration continued to act as if we needed russia more than russia needed us. in afghanistan, iran and syria, for example. we should not be surprised then that putin believed he could take a risk of invading crimea given the signals that have been sent to him by the president. the real question i think is, is this. what has the administration really learned from the crisis? jimmy carter learned after the soviet invasion of afghanistan that his previous assumption about the supposedly inordinate fear of communism was not really because of the soured relations of the soviet union. he learned that was not the case. actually have something to do with soviet ambitions. and to his credit president carter, to his credit he actually
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 9:00am EST
, geo politicly ukraine is crucial, the biggest european country, a big border with russia, crimea, as we have said, was part of russia in the past. so what does the u.s. do, given the importance? >> secretary of state john kerry has been in touch with his colleague. neither country wants it tus stage. in america, let's understand first of all, there is no lust or desire on the part of the american people to intervene and get entangled with global war. we saw that with syria. it's interesting that foreign ministers have already, over syria last august, worked out a diplomatic approach. i think the eu, the united states and russia have to be deeply concerned about a very grim reality. ukraine is bankrupt. it probably needs $35,000,000,000 in short assistance. russia has been subsidizing natural gas. is the eu, which is already dealing with austerity politics in europe. >> countries in there have serious trouble sglrm. >> need to rebuild infrastructure, jobs ready to intervene in another country? i think there are real limits on both countries, the united states and russia. >> even t
CNBC
Mar 3, 2014 7:00pm EST
to eastern ukraine, basically that's a russian-leaning part of that fractured country. the history of that area, all the bordering countries claim each other's land. my guess is putin's a very smart man. he's going to try and control eastern ukraine without invading it overtly. i hope that's the outcome. and i don't think this is appropriate to intensify economic sanctions and ratchet up the pressure. this is a lose/lose for us. >> well, nick burns, you have called for economic and banking sanctions. and i want to ask you about that. it's not an easy thing to do. and also, the whole business about the g-8, not going to the preparatory meetings, their deputies, or no g-8 meeting at all in sochi, or excluding, kicking russia out of the g-8. do you expect the united states' policies to emphasize those points and do you expect europe to follow suit, nick? >> two good questions. i think the obama administration is heading towards economic sanctions. one of the largest strategic gains we've had in 70 years since the close of the second world war is a peaceful, democratic, united europe.
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 7:00am PST
of thousands of protesters take to the streets in kiev. you can hear the cheers as ukraine's prime minister mobilizes the country's military, urging president putin to pull back his troops. there is no sign of that. good morning, everyone. great to have you here in america's news headquarters. >> ukraine calls russia's invasion a declaration of war. this is the u.s. all urging russia to end the blockade and pull out. there seems to be very little at this point. any leader can change the mind of vladimir putin and end the growing crisis that echoes the soviet invasion of the cold war. live via skype on the peninsula, jessica, what is the latest for you on the ukrainian base that has been taken over? >> reporter: we are hearing that is correct. one of the ukraine's infantry bases was surrounded by hundreds of russian troop this is morning. they captured the base and the ukrainian soldiers were not allowed to enter or leave. we are understanding that hundreds of other russian troops are now in the capital here. other news coming in that the ukrainian coast guard moved the ships from t
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm EST
given the situation in ukraine, this threat and the threat to our compatriots, russian citizens, these counsel federationfor the use of the armed forces of the territory on ukraine until there is a normalization of the country. >> listening to the interim president of russia, the office of the high commissioner for human rights. so many of the assertions made this afternoon by the russian federation are without basis in reality. >> the european union hosted an emergency meeting. >> we talked about the potential of suspended bilateral talks and these are matters on the new agreement. we will consider targeted measures. >> russian leader vladimir putin states in public on his military. the kremlin granted permission for him to use force last week. the german leader spoke to putin on the phone sunday. sources close to him said put inis in another world. vice president joe biden called moscow monday asking russian prime minister admit ri demedev to pull back forces. secretary of state john kerry heads to kiev tuesday to show support for the young ukrainian government. people have shifted c
PBS
Feb 26, 2014 11:00am PST
country's new government to explain themselves to the protesters and square ukraine's president viktor yanukovich was posted last week on the deaths of one hundred protesters ukrainians want to see and how government operates. most recently they have been infuriated with how the country's president an inner circle layer. choosing the new emerged a few days thes residents after he fled to the protesters flooded into the property. protesters said they were shocked to see the extravagance of the three hundred and forty acres of land on the banks of the deeper root for occupying play in the cove which by now protesters have taken control of former prosecutor general victor shown to us residents and video from the mentioned shows shown to be a very wealthy man with a taste for or need for nature which he enjoyed putting it on display in one room there is a reproduction of a famous painting of russian field marshal who pushed that napoleon in the battle already know in eighteen twelve. however the field marshall is replaced with sean. some ukrainians walking around the house see the know kno
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2014 7:00pm EST
in sochi, russia. our nation distinguished itself. but next door in the nation of ukraine, another olympic struggle was going on, as tens of thousands of young people, the future of that country of ukraine, rose in peaceful assembly and achieved their goal of removing corrupt leadership and of offering the hope that life in ukraine could be better for all. may i encourage the leaders of ukraine's parliament to -- of ukraine's parliament to rise to this occasion, to embrace all of that great country, to keep the peace, to move forward democratic reform, so that the full potential of that remarkable place on this earth, can be reached for the first time in modern history. may ukraine extend west and south and east and north. her power is yet to be fully realized and we congratulate those who are moving toward peaceful progress in that nation. may god go with you. i yield back my remaining time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and re
KICU
Mar 2, 2014 11:00pm PST
that russia back down. ukraine's interim leader says his country is on the brink of disaster. >> we urge president putin to pull back his military. >>> inside parliament the entry rim prime minister made a plea to prevent war. outside the streets of kiev were filled with fresh memories of bloodshed during the ousting of the former russian backed leader. ukraine called off the troops. >> reporter: ukraine's defense council said his country does not have the military to fend off russia. >> this is an aggression. even aggression is a threat of war. >> russia thought this brazen act of aggression. >> reporter: but no one is offering military support to ukraine. the u.s. is emphasizing diploma cy and sanctions. this afternoon, john kerry announced he will go to kiev. >> i believe russia will set its stage to try to present a different face on. in moscow a group of prokers prokers -- protesters showed support. president obama today spoke with his counter parts in great britain, poland and germany. the white house said all four leaders expressed grave concern about the invasion. and tonigh
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
ukraine. the events of the past several months remind us of how difficult democracy can be in a country with deep divisions. but the ukrainian people have also reminded us that human beings have a universal right to determine their own future. right the situation remains very fluid. vice president biden spoke with prime minister, the prime minister of ukraine to assure him that in this difficult moment that the united states supports his governments efforts and stands for the sovereignty, territorial integrity and democratic future of ukraine. i also commend the ukrainian government's restraint and its commitment to uphold its international obligations. we will continue to coordinate closely with our european allies. we will continue to communicate directly with the russian government and we will continue to keep all of you in the press corps and the american people informed as events develop. thanks very much. >> mr. president -- crimea, are they russian forces? gerri: so that was the president addressing what is a rapidly developing situation in the ukraine. what is described as devel
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Mar 5, 2014 10:00pm EST
. this is article 5. ukraine has currencies from the west. it is big countries and small countries. the only thing that is regulated is international law. and if that has flown out the window, we are facing chaos. big powers like the united states will be in danger. >> thank you for coming. it is good to see you. i hope we will see you when you come back to the united states. ♪ >> we turn to the middle east. president obama welcomes benjamin netanyahu to the white house on monday. it was part of the president's efforts to take part in the israeli-palestinian peace efforts. on march 17, complicated policies in the middle east. joining me from washington is jeffrey goldberg. he interviewed president obama ahead of his meeting with benjamin netanyahu. i'm pleased to have them back on this program. why do so many of us who want to interview president obama, he only wants to talk to you? >> i have a nicer tie. i don't know charlie. [laughter] >> i think it says something about his mind. these are not short interviews. he takes his time and he feels like he has a chance to talk to you. my g
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 6:30pm PST
belts to help tend the country's economy around now in addition to its appeal for aid ukraine's central bank is now placing limits on withdrawl and run on savings. and to stop former officials from illegally funneling money abroad. the bank announced it was frustration with girls to a thousand euros a day and five thousand a month. in local theaters within the confines eight belles freeze bank accounts linked to future salute president viktor yanukovich. so sorry suspect him of money going to eat. the markets now where our correspondent in frankfurt in the box says that one issue dominated the day the situation in and around ukraine dominated this week one could say it overshadowed the cars to losses at the latest since the middle of the week for the dax from any shares because of people could not rule out that maybe there would be a new east west conflict developing between russia and the european union united states. people hoping not but who knows what would develop in the end. the dax was able to curtail its losses indeed go out of the week with a positive and because of the
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Mar 5, 2014 6:00am PST
countries like ukraine on russia. you have got to play this for the long haul which means to weaken the ability of russia to intimidate any of its neighbors including ukraine. martha: what do you think led to this moment. you are basically, it sound to me, correct me if i'm wrong. you are saying crimea is gone and you are not the first person who said that to us on this program. that situation may be over. how did we get caught so off guard and allow that to happen. >> i'm not sure it, gone. i think we have to prepare ourselves for that possibility. i'm hoping the sanctions and diplomatic process might mean the russians do withdraw. but i think we have to be -- we have to be realistic. part of the reason we are here is geography. the russians have certain advantages. they have bigger stakes there sanity's because of what happened in kiev the last couple months. this choice if you will between how ukraine was going to orient itself toward europe or russia when it looked like the majority of the people in kiev voted to have the country orient itself towards the eu and toward the west,
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 1:00pm EST
russia are taking over the capital in ukraine. >> i was forced to leave ukraine under the immediate threat of my life and life of my family. >> he's staying he's still the country's leader. >> hello, in london with more reaction on those fast moving developments in ukraine. >> viktor yanukovich insists he's charge and tell that to the politicians in kiev. we have the analysis on who is running the country and the money bleeding from it. >> ahead, the french president arrives to central african republic. plus... ♪ the 12 years of slaves expected to win big at sunday's oscars and why so much black talent leaving the uk? the region of crimea and reports of flights being turn away. moscow denied the soldiers are russian. here are the two major flash points, men carrying weapons moved into the airport to the northwest of the city and also at the parliament building in the center. we have a report. >> the prorussian block welcome russian troops. by first light on friday they got their wish. at the airport, dozens of men standing guard & their rifles are unloaded. but who were there. the
FOX News
Feb 28, 2014 12:00pm PST
to meet in an emergency closed door session. the crisis ukraine. ukraine is claiming vladimir putin's forces invaded the country, and the white house says if that is true it would about be a, quote, grave mistake. let's get to it. >> good friday afternoon to you and yours. there is a crisis that is fast developing. the united states is losing patience with putin. washington warning the kremlin to stand down now in ukraine. russian forces are on the move. journalists from the "associated press" report they've spotted a convoy of russian troops making its way through southern ukraine. the same region where armed men in full battle gear have now seized and taken control of two airports. we'll show you where this is happening. crimea region on the black sea, critical port area where russia has a huge navy base. wear hearing from the ex-president of ukraine and he is in russia and is getting president putin's protection. he says despite the bloodshed he is still the rightful ruler and started his news conference with a clear sign of frustration. see the break there? the former president snapped his pen in half. went on p
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 3:00am PST
russia. >> ukraine ambassador to the u.n. says his country needs military support. but nato is pushing for peaceful diplomacy. >> we urge all parties to urgently continue all efforts to move away from this dangerous situation. i call on russia to deescalate tensions. >> reporter: putin is arguing that russia is only trying to protect russian-speaking people and its interests in the region, including a valuable naval base. outrage over russia's move is mounting, as western nations accuse mr. putin of violating international law and ignoring warnings not to intervene. >> you just don't invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests. >> reporter: crimea remains a stronghold of opposition to the new leadership in ukraine. this embattled semi-autonomous region near the border representing a country divided. in the east and in crimea, which belonged to russia until 1954, some want to rejoin their soviet roots. tensions in this east-west standoff over the future of ukraine now have the country teetering on the brink of disaster. and simferopol is calm where i am, pr
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 9:00pm EST
services in ukraine to buy up media, buy up television, to propagandize the country and they were hurting. they didn't know if they could be able to successfully resist and it was such a delight for me to see this revolution again. basically a nonviolent resolution, in which -- revolution in which the people stood up for their country and now we see that mr. putin does not accept sovereignty. and he's going to try to utilize military force in a way that's stunning, and i got to say the crimea is far larger and more strategically significant than south assettia but it's just the same act >> risk foreign secretary william hague on rich -- on russia's intervention and ukraine. his remarks follow talks held on ukraine. this is one hour and 35 minutes. >> the secretary of state's, secretary william hague. >> i will make a statement on the situation in ukraine. the house will recall from my statement last monday that on friday the 21st of february, former president viktor yanukovych and the opposition signed an agreement to end the months of violence. shortly afterwards, he fled kiev. i
CNN
Mar 6, 2014 11:00am PST
country, the ones who identify as russian, what they mean is they are soviet. when ukraine wasn't a country. >> just since 1991. 23 years. >> that's right. the students that i spoke to, they were born after 1991. they were already born into an independent country. even though they are ethnically russian and speak russian as a first language, they go to school in russian, but they see themselves as ukrainian because they were born there. people of their parents's and grandparents's generation, they see themselves as russian. the soviet union was to a large extent a russian entity. it was the people's commesary. he wanted all control to be with moscow and not with the individual republics like belarus. this was mostly a russian entity. when they say russian, they mean soviet. until these people either die off or change and have to wait for the new generation to come of age. >> who knows how long that can take in the crisis. >> that's happening. >> right now. >> the reason it's happening is because russia is dealing with the same post soviet legacy. this is all -- >> no stalgic. >> the
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 3:59pm PST
country is making is in keeping with moscow's existing agreements with ukraine. >> crimea's main connection to theoutside world today in hands of men with machine guns. they wore no insignia, but their military fatigues were russian designed. there weapons were russian standard issue. the armed men in green military uniforms have taken over the buildings containing the control crimea's main civilian airport. >> local activists say the troops were there. welcome insm is not ukraine. this is our slogan. >> the extraordinary military movements went on all day. the new government in kiev maintained russian attack helicopters had violated airspace. armored personnel carriers appeared on the road. tf -- kiev said it was an invasion. many are suspicious of the new government and supported the russian move. >> who else can we turn to? who can defend us? thank goodness the russian fleet is here to defend us. >> this russian naval ship appeared in the interest -- the entrance to the world-famous pollock llama bay, another show of strength our armed forces. >> ukraine has lost control of th
Al Jazeera America
Feb 27, 2014 4:00pm EST
country sent to arrest him. everyone.e back, ukraine's new government prompts to keep the country there breaking up. may complicate the situation, prorussian masked gunman today seized the parliament building there and russian jets have been flying above the border. meanwhile, ukraine's former president is reportedly in a luxury government retreat in russia. ahead of a news conference tomorrow, a russian news organization reports he still considered himself as the legitimate leader of ukraine. california lawmakers passed the $687 million plan to provide relief for areas devastated by drought. that includes emergency money for areas running low on drinking water. this is one of california's driest years on record. al jazeera is holding a global day of action to support journalists being detained by the jinx government, mohammed fami, al jazeera rejects the charges. people have been supporting our colleagues, martyr school in the capitol of beirut saw a big turn out holding banners and posters say journalism is not a crime. about 30 journalists gathered on the city's landmark round
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2014 6:00pm PST
militarily into another sovereign country. crimea is a very pro-russian part of ukraine but still, it's ukraine. in crimea today armed men in camouflage uniforms with no insignia on them took up positions in two positions. they refused to say who they were. it started with about 50 men. by late afternoon they were setting up roadblocks and check points near two airports in that region. locals on the ground started filming and posting videos like this one, which is not an outtake from "red dawn." this is from youtube from the region reportedly showing russian helicopters flying at low levels into ukrainian airspace. russia does have a military presence in that part of the world anyway. they have a major naval days in crimea. so there is russian traffic in that area, even in normal times. but these are clearly not normal times. joining us is the director of the arms control initiative. thanks for being with us tonight. >> thanks for having me. the show of force of russian military and paramilitary forces in the crimea region, does this represent a violation of ukraine sovereignty? >> yes.
KRON
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
billion energy and package for the ukraine. if this comes as russian president vladimir puti saidn he is ready to use all means to protect citizens in the country but hopes he will not have to use force. putin added that fugitive president viktor yanukovych is the only legitimate leader of ukraine and that he rejects the country's new parliament. this is the first time putin has talked publicly cents --since yanukovych fled kiev. putins comments come as u.s. secretary of state john kerry is in ukraine today to reinforce u.s. support for kerry is in ukraine today to reinforce u.s. support for the new parliament. i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. to speak my language. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. quiero que me hagas sentir segura. i want you to be awesome. that's the doctor i want. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. the right side of your screen is heading towards the high-rise for the dr
ABC
Mar 2, 2014 6:30pm EST
other big story that is making headlines acrosshe world, the crisis in ukraine. visit ukraine on tuesday for meetings with the country cost government. 's government. we are at the russian embassy in northwest d.c.. that is where protesters gathered this afternoon. but that is right. these are testers are concerned that russia may try to do a takeover of the entire country. they say that they are realistic. they do not expect that america will go to war over this. they hope the u.s. will do something. voices, science, and flags held high, -- science -- signs, and fisa high, they gathered in protest. itself.ry repeats but they are adrienne concerned about what the obama consideration -- they are angry and concerned about what the obama administration considers an invasion. for three days, russian tanks and troops have been crossing into you rate. costsre will be cross -- involved of an invasion of ukraine. a 90 minute phone conversation with barack obama and vladimir putin has changed nothing. army is heavily armed. they have surrounded a crimean garrison. the military operation s
CNBC
Feb 28, 2014 7:00pm EST
americans or the president who wants to go to war over crimea in the ukraine, a country with very minimal economic impact in the western world, the vast majority of their trade is with russia. if they continue to provoke russia, what's going to happen likely is that russia will also do things economically. they have immense economic power over ukraine. half of all ukrainian exports go russia, that's where they get the foreign exchange reserves which they are getting low. if russia decides to impose costs on their imports saying your tractors don't meet our safety requirements that will be painful to you crane. russia can up the price of natural gas sharply. remember the west is promising a bail out. so every cost that russia imposes on ukraine is going to get paid for monetarily by the west. >> all right. you're right about that. they could literally turn off the natural gas. don jensen back to you. if putin mounted some large scale invasion the reports are 2,000 troops. those reports are not necessarily totally confirmed. i don't know what we really know. let's assume worst case.
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 9:00am EST
country and not confronting this by themselves in crimea. >> we have new information that ukraine's acting president called an american meeting of his chiefs. >> joining professor of political science at fordham university and specializing in eastern europe and the former soviet union. professor, this is now an act of war? >> certainly putin wants to have a war in ukraine and he's tried to, he hoped it would happen on a number of occasions. the russian government counted on hard that the citizens from the western part of the country would fight the people from the eastern part of the country and that didn't happen. we saw the russian navy and the ukrainian mill taur just observing the situation there and now taking another step to provoke violence. >> now speaking of taking a step, president obama is saying look there are costs if you use the military and what is president obama's next action, quickly. >> certainly in the near future the president should put more pressure through the diplomatic means on russia and from using the military forces, but in the long term what the united
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2014 1:00am EST
mentioned the parliament storming that happened yesterday. what is the view within the country? ukraine, theren is a constituency of tens of thousands of people that had been standing on independence square. that is what they would say to you. there has been plenty of tension , something like 65% of the population there is russia. they are concerned about their interest that this new government does not have their interest in the russian language and their culture. at the forefront of their minds. they are not really satisfied perhaps. a, the this chaos in crime parliamentary seizure yesterday. those gunmen are still in that building. at the airport this morning, we have reports of more gunmen, a separate group of gunmen, spotted at the airport. identification on their uniforms, not clear where they come from. no evidence that they are from russia. speculation, of course, to that effect and it is one of the big stories this morning. there is another group of armed men surfacing. >> what is the view on russia within ukraine? various views from various politicians. are russia's actions friendly o
CW
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm CST
about the crisis in ukraine. >> we welcome our viewers were watching us around the country. >> terry of state announced $1 billion in loan guarantees for the new government of ukraine today. earlier loss speaking with reporters he accused russia of making up reasons for sending troops into the region based on alleged persecution. >> it is an indication to which what is happening there is not based on actual concern for russian nationals or russian speakers inside of ukraine but is based on russia is seeking to force to exert influence on a neighboring country. earlier today the russian president told reporters that any use of military force would be the last resort. >> joining us on the phone is a professor of history at depaul university. >> we are seeing the situation grows in intensity over the last few days. >> are the two sides still at a standoff? >> i think there's a the escalation that has happened. i think he has achieved his limited objective. >> going to be under the thumb. the really good signs are the russians have in fact ended their threatening maneuvers along the ukraini
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